Quotation by Hugh Antoine D'Arcy

the vagabond began
To sketch a face that well might buy the soul of any man.
Then, as he placed another lock upon the shapely head,
With a fearful shriek, he leaped and fell across the
picture—dead.
Hugh Antoine D'Arcy (1843–1925), French-British poet. The Face upon the Floor (l. 65–68).

FaBoBe. Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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